Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) vs Intel Processor N100

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Processor N100
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Intel Processor N100

CPU comparison

Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) or Intel Processor N100 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 1 memory channels. The Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) was released in Q3/2023.

The Intel Processor N100 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The Intel Processor N100 was released in Q1/2023.
Broadcom BCM (3) Family Intel Processor N (7)
Broadcom BCM2712 (1) CPU group Intel Processor N50/N100/N200 (5)
5 Generation 13
Cortex-A76 Architecture Alder Lake N
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) is 1.00 GHz (2.40 GHz) while the Intel Processor N100 has 4 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Processor N100 is at 1.80 GHz (3.40 GHz).

Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Characteristic Intel Processor N100
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? No
1.00 GHz Frequency 1.80 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.40 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.00 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Characteristic Intel Processor N100
Hailo-8L AI hardware --
Expansion: AI-Kit Hailo-8L @ 13 TOPS (2.3 watts) AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) or Intel Processor N100 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

Broadcom VideoCore VII GPU Intel UHD Graphics 24 EUs (Alder Lake)
0.80 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.75 GHz
-- GPU Generation 12
16 nm Technology 10 nm
2 Max. displays 3
8 Compute units 24
128 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
4 GB Max. GPU Memory 8 GB
-- DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Broadcom VideoCore VII GPU Intel UHD Graphics 24 EUs (Alder Lake)
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 Decode
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) can use up to 8 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 17.1 GB/s. The Intel Processor N100 supports up to 16 GB of memory in 1 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 38.4 GB/s.

Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Characteristic Intel Processor N100
LPDDR4X-4266 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
8 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
17.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC No
2.00 MB L2 Cache 4.00 MB
2.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
4 PCIe lanes 9
2.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 8.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) is 12 W, while the Intel Processor N100 has a TDP of 6 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Characteristic Intel Processor N100
12 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) 25 W
-- TDP up 10 W
-- TDP down --
88 °C Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

The Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) is manufactured in 16 nm and has 4.00 MB cache. The Intel Processor N100 is manufactured in 10 nm and has a 10.00 MB cache.

Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Characteristic Intel Processor N100
16 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
Armv8-A (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
-- ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2
-- Socket BGA
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Windows 11 (ARM), Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q3/2023 Release date Q1/2023
79 $ Release price 128 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) (62%)
Intel Processor N100 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) (57%)
Intel Processor N100 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
574 (58%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
989 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1635 (58%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2840 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
787 (65%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1220 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1747 (56%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3129 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
Broadcom VideoCore VII @ 0.80 GHz
120 (42%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
Intel UHD Graphics 24 EUs (Alder Lake) @ 0.75 GHz
288 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
59 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
197 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
821 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2269 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
347 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1076 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
5417 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
379 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
1304 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
154 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
477 (100%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
1.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
2,269 CB R23 MC @ 10 W
227 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Intel Processor N100
Raspberry Pi 5 B Unknown

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